BIO

      Eleanor Gudenko, born in 1982 in Kemerovo, Siberia, Russia, is a contemporary painter based in Rome, Italy. Gudenko's primary artistic discipline revolves around oil paintings on canvases. Her academic background in culture, art, and literature, combined with her diverse life experiences living in various cultures, has significantly enriched the depth of her work. Her work is a fusion of her graphic design experience and a deep commitment to traditional painting techniques.

      Gudenko reflects on human reality and the intricate interplay of the social condition. Her paintings delve into the profound duality of our human nature, depicting the juxtaposition of light and darkness within the human psyche. What characterizes Gudenko's artistic vision is her relentless pursuit of questions rather than answers, offering a nuanced perspective on the complexities and controversies inherent to human existence.

       Various private international collections have collected Gudenko's work. As she looks to the future, Gudenko remains dedicated to her ongoing artistic projects and research, consistently seeking to push the boundaries of her creative expression and explore the intricacies of the human condition through her art. 



CV

Born in 1982 in Kemerovo (Siberia), Russian Federation

Resides and works in Rome, Italy

Education/training:

2016 - 2022:  Bachelor in Culture, Languages and Literature/ Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

2003 - 2008:  Master in Visual Arts & Graphic Design/ Art University of Siberia, Russia

1999 - 2002:  Art College of Siberia, Russia

Selected exhibitions:

2024   A finalist of the "Unbounded" group exhibition, Florence Contemporary Gallery, Italy.

2024   Nature (group exhibition), Studio CICO, Rome, Italy

2023   Sacred Art (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

2023   Space One-2 (group exhibition), Aerospace Engineering School by La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

2023   Spring (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

2022   Sacred and Secular Art (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

2022   Spring meets Summer (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

2022   Space One-1 (group exhibition), Studio CICO, Rome, Italy

2021   Out Lockdown Covid (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

2020   Spring 2020 (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

2019   Sacred and Art (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

2019   Songs of the Spirit (group exhibition), Gallery of Giorgio Palumbi, Rome, Italy

2019   Art in Light (group exhibition), Sapienza Fondation, Rome, Italy

2018   Spirits (group exhibition), Venanzo Crocetti Museum, Rome, Italy

Selected publications & press:

Giorgio Palumbi, Catalog “Spirits” Rome: Museo Venanzo Crocetti, 2023.

Studio CICO, Catalog “Space One – 2 Edition” Rome: Galleria D’Arte Studio CICO, 2023.

Giorgio Palumbi, Catalog “Sacro e Profano in Mostra” Rome: Associazione Culturale RomAnticaiMonti, 2022.

Giorgio Palumbi, Catalog “La Primavera Incontra L’estate” Rome: Museo Venanzo Crocetti, 2022.

Studio CICO, Catalog “Space One – 1 Edition” Rome: Galleria D’Arte  Studio CICO, 2022.

Catalog “Emotions in the exhibition” Naples: Armenian Fine Arts Foundation, 2019.

Giorgio Palumbi, Catalog “Brani dello Spirito” Rome: Museo Venanzo Crocetti, 2018.

Selected collections:

Gudenko is collected by various private collectors in Australia, USA, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Japan and New Zeland.